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St. Bernards Hill House - Luxury Fully Staffed 8 Acre Estate

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Last updated: 01/05/2017
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:5.5
  • Property type:Estate
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

5BR+/5.5 BA - Sleeps 10 - Belmont Estates, Very Private, Outstanding Views

St. Bernards Hill House

Our luxury full service estate in Tortola, the British Virgin Islands, is surrounded within a lush oasis of Royal Palms.

St. Bernard’s Hill House provides an amazing 300-degree bird’s eye view of the British (BVI) and U.S Virgin Islands. Its lofty private hill top location invites cool trade winds to sweep across the generous verandahs, celebrating pampered outdoor island living in style.

This luxury private 8-acre, full service, unique tropical paradise is truly an island within an island.

Eclectic, pleasing décor from around the world grace this unique villa, with antique pieces, original Caribbean artwork, white gauzy curtains blowing in the breeze, all adding to it’s charm and natural beauty.

St. Bernard’s spacious main pavilion comprises the richly decorated Great Room, a Dining Room that seats 10, a professional Kitchen, and an air-conditioned Study with TV/DVD and Office Facilities. Arched doorways open out to a wonderful deep covered veranda, which span three sides of this pavilion, overlooking the Caribbean and Atlantic’s blue majesty dotted with green islands and cay's. Various seating and alfresco dining areas are scattered around the shady terrace, ready for gatherings, cocktails or a game of chess.

On the lee side is a bar and cushioned seating for watching the big flat screen TV. The main pavilion also houses the large master king suite.

This sequestered air conditioned/fully screened suite offers a carved mahogany four-poster bed, with luxurious linens and West Indian furnishings. Screened French doors lead to the veranda and a cool outdoor private terrace with comfortable chaise lounges for two.
There is a spacious en suite bathroom with double vanity, big tiled shower and freestanding bathtub; a walk in closet adjoins the bathroom, with plentiful storage and luxury bath robes for your use. On the south side of the Main Pavilion is a manicured lawn with spacious terrace, overlooking the yachts below at Sopers Hole.

From the main entrance of the Main Pavilion, a walkway meanders through the lush gardens to the Oriental Cottage, tucked just far enough away from the main pavilion to provide romantic privacy. This air-conditioned cottage features a king bed with luxurious linens, a bath with large tiled shower and a separate W.C.
Amenities include coffee and tea making facilities with refrigerator, a flat screen TV/DVD, and Ipod Docking Station.
The spacious hardwood veranda that wraps around two sides of the cottage is furnished with comfortable loungers so you can read and relax in privacy and enjoy the spectacular views.

Both Contemporary and Caribbean Cottage are situated just adjacent to the main pavilion. These unique two bed roomed, two bath roomed air-conditioned properties (joined together by an interior hallway) is perfect for parents with children, or can be kept completely separate for couples.
The King suites have luxurious linens, flat screen TV/DVD players, Ipod docking stations, and tea and coffee making facilities with refrigerator. Both suites have large tiled en suite baths with double vanities. Comfortably furnished verandas look out over the bustling marine activity below in Sopers Hole and out to St. John beyond.

This separate air conditioned cottage has a beautiful four poster Queen sized bed with luxurious linens, large en suite tiled bathroom with separate W.C, and a wrap around veranda overlooking expanses of ocean and green islands and cay's with views as far as St. Croix.
There is a flat screen TV/DVD, Ipod docking station, coffee and tea making facilities with refrigerator.

Enjoy the large infinity pool overlooking Smugglers Cove, Long Bay Beach and outstanding views to Jost Van Dyke.

A fully equipped Gym is on site, air conditioned.


Our Professional Chef will provide you with a continental breakfast, 2 course lunch and a three course evening meal. A bespoke menu will be created and sent for your approval well before arrival. You can also pre-arrange all your favourite beverages and wines to be at the villa on your arrival. (please note food and beverage costs are paid by the guests and not included in the rental price)

Full housekeeping service is provided daily with complimentary toiletries.

Our new Power Boat, a 30ft Luxury RIB Tender is included, with fully licensed Captain, Snorkeling, Diving and Water Sports Equipment.

The journey to St Bernard's Hill House is straight forward and we can assist with your private travel and transfer needs.
Guests arriving from or via the USA can fly direct to St Thomas USVI or Puerto Rico; guests arriving from the UK and Europe can fly direct to Antigua or St Martin.
There are several choices from there, commercial airlines, private jets, helicopters or private water taxi to whisk you quickly and efficiently to Tortola's airport or sea port, where our Resident Manager and driver will be waiting to greet you.
Larger private jets from your departure point can also land direct at Beef Island, Tortola.

NOTE: Cottages are not available for rent on an individual basis.

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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 01/05/2017

Property Type

  • Estate

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Private Chef
  • Staff


  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered
  • Smoking Allowed:

    Outside only...moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • Bedroom 4


  • Bedroom 5


  • King size beds (4) 4 bedrooms have King sized beds, 3 of which can be split to form 2 separate beds., Queen size Beds (1) Four Poster Queen bed in Colonial Cottage, Twin or Single Beds (3) 3 of the King beds can be split to form single beds., Baby Cribs (2) Baby Crib can be set up for your use, please let us know in advance...moreless

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • 30ft Boat available for day excursions to the Islands with Captain. Fully staffed and catered - All meals prepared by Private Chef including Breakfast, Lunch, 3 course Evening Meal. (food and beverage costs paid by guests) Books and Games, outside TV with Satellite around the bar. Snack basket at all times. Sun Loungers and Chairs around pool with sun shades. Free standing Bath tub in Master Suite. Luxury Bath Robes and Toiletries. Spa Services can be arranged. Laundry Service available at extra charge. Hair dryers in all bathrooms. Back up generator, so no power cuts! Fully air conditioned Gym with workout DVD's...moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player:


  • Music Library:

    Ipod available for your use with Bose indoor and outdoor speakers. Ipod docking stations/CD Player/Radio in all Bedrooms....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    All channels available from Dish Network...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Bose surround sound...moreless

  • Television:

    main house and master bedroom satellite TVs, cottages DVD TVs...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Outstanding views of Smugglers Cove and Long Bay ...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Amazing 300 degree views of the British and US Virgin Islands ...moreless

  • Water View:

    Wonderful views of the Caribbean Sea ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    All bedrooms and study are air conditioned, all bedrooms are screened....moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    Wifi available ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Dryer available, also laundry service at extra cost...moreless

  • Computer Available:

    PC with Printer and internet...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    full equipped air conditioned gymnasium...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    through out the property...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Luxury bed linens and towels provided, also beach towels provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    several living areas...moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Lots of parking available...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Local calls free, long distance charged for...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Washing machine available, also laundry service at extra cost...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wifi through out the property including the cottages...moreless


  • Catering Available:

    Full service catering available...moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped professional kitchen...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Microwaves in Contemporary, Colonial and Oriental Cottages, also in Kitchen....moreless

  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Refrigerators in main kitchen, dining room, pool area, Contemporary, Colonial and Oriental Cottage, also Pool Side, Dining Room and Kitchen...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Balcony around main house and all cottages, with seating....moreless

  • Bicycles:

    rental bikes available...moreless

  • Boat:

    Captained boat available daily for island and snorkel tours...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    5 minutes away at Long Bay Beach Club...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    snorkel, masks, fins, boogie boards, water skis...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool:

    Private large infinity pool with covered seating area, parasoles and drinks fridge...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
high/winter season
Jan 3 - Apr 15, 2017
5 night min stay
mid/low season
Apr 16 - Dec 20, 2017
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $2,000
  • Tax Rate 7%


Rates vary upon time of year. Please contact us for rates

Cottages not available for rent on an individual basis

rates range from $19,495 - $36,500 for a 7 night stay, fully staffed with Estate Manager, Private Chef, Stewardesses/Hostesses, Housekeeping. (food and beverage costs paid by guests) daily use of Captained boat

Christmas and New Year minimum stay 10 nights.

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Last updated: 01/05/2017
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12 Miles
Nearest Airport
Beef Island
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Fish and Lime, Pussers, Scaramouche
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
West End Ferry Terminal
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Fish and Lime, Pussers, Scaramouche
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Smugglers Cove

Car: Recommended

This luxury private 8-acre, full service, unique tropical paradise is truly an island within an island. Quiet pristine beaches are only minutes away by either car or meandering shady walks. There is so much to see and do, here are some examples:


Some of the best surf beaches and snorkeling spots can be found on the island, making them easily accessible from the Villa, one of the most secluded beaches in the Virgin Islands is a few minutes away from St. Bernards. These along with amazing scenery, traditional Caribbean restaurants and duty free shopping, make Tortola the best place from which to base your vacation.


Jost Van Dyke has a lot to offer. Stop off at the picture postcard island of Sandy Spit, swim ashore from your boat and explore this unique tiny island with its white sands and crystal clear warm waters. White Bay is home of the ‘Soggy Dollar’ beach bar, inventor of the famous ‘painkiller’ rum cocktail. Sailors are known to swim ashore with their dollars in their pockets, hence the name. At the other end of the bay is ‘Ivan’s Stress Free Bar’. The interior is decorated with millions of shells, and if you are lucky, you can spend the evening jamming with Ivan and listening to his stories of all the celebrities that have visited his bar. Have a look at the photos of Ivan with Kenny Chesney and Keith Richards on the wall.

Great Habour is the home of ‘Foxy’s Beach Bar’, world famous and often in the top 5 of the best places to spend New Years Eve. This laid-back beach bar has great food, especially the BBQ night, and if you turn up at happy hour, you may get to see and listen to Foxy himself and be entertained by his witty anecdotes about the islands.


A short trip makes Peter Island the ideal place to visit on a day out. Swim in the warm water, snorkel the reefs or visit the world famous ‘Peter Island’ resort with its powder white palm fringed beaches. The Spa is not to be missed, enjoy a massage whilst listening to the crashing waves and relax in the privacy of the hot tub overlooking the palms.

For the more energetic, you can walk the whole loop of the island, and reward yourself afterwards with a cocktail from the beach bar and restaurant, or maybe a little something from the excellent boutique.


A must see are the ‘Caves’ where real treasure was found. It is said that the book ‘Treasure Island’ was inspired by Norman Island. There are hundreds of varieties of tropical fish and many sea turtles to be seen here. The nearby rock formation called the ‘Indians’ is a fantastic dive site.


Virgin Gorda is the second largest island in the group and encompasses the area known as the ‘North Sound’. This is a water sports enthusiast dream with ideal conditions for Water skiing, Wake boarding, Kite surfing, and Kids Tubing, not to mention the variety of Snorkeling. Snorkel around the sunken 17th Century cannons and ships anchor, with the good chance of seeing Eagle Rays, Octopus, Nurse Sharks and Sea Turtles, along with the numerous colourful tropical fish.

The beaches are very secluded, and with their powder white sands, will appeal to sun worshippers and shell seekers alike all with the backdrop of Richard Branson’s ‘Necker Island.’

Why not celebrate with a meal at one of the beach side restaurants. The Bitter End Yacht Club has local music, and a first class sailing centre. Saba Rock, built on a small island, was once owned by the treasure hunter Burt Kilbride. It has a museum showing some of his great finds from various shipwrecks. You can even buy the gold and silver doubloons to take home with you. A nice night out for families, there is a great kids menu and an outside aquarium full of fish, lobster, moray eels and conch – for viewing only, not to eat!


Anegada, lies 15 miles north of Virgin Gorda, and due to the large Horseshoe Reef and giant coral heads, can only be negotiated by experienced sailors, this makes it an idyllic escape. Its highest point is only about 28 feet above sea level, earning it the name ‘the drowned land’. The whole island can easily be toured in a day by taking a ride with one of the friendly taxi drivers or by bicycle. You can see the pink flamingoes in their natural habitat, wild donkey’s and cows, and then stop off to snorkel with the sea turtles at loblolly bay.

Keen fisherman can try their hand at fly-fishing.

A visit to Anegada would not be complete without sampling the delicacy the island is famous for. Freshly caught giant spiny lobsters are cooked to order by the islands chefs. An experience not to be missed, enjoy your meal under a blanket of stars with your feet in the sand and a tropical island cocktail.

Accessible from St’ Bernard’s Hill house by ferry or helicopter, Anegada is an island not to be missed.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2007

About: Chris the Estate Manager will share his wealth of knowledge with you derived from residing in the British Virgin Islands for a decade, to assist you with planning your perfect vacation. Sightseeing, Diving, Snorkeling and secluded beaches are all within your reach. Along with his team they will offer a personalized service that is second to none. Our private Chefs will present you with a menu catering to your tastes well before your arrival, so all of your meals will be prepared and served according to your desires (food and beverage costs paid by guests). They will be on hand before your trip to help you not just with the fine cuisine, but with every aspect of your stay. Dine on delectable dishes prepared fresh every day using local ingredients and herbs picked straight from our tropical gardens. Enjoy freshly baked breads, home made pasta's, ice creams and sorbets.

Why Belmont, British Virgin Islands:
St. Bernards Hill House was purchased in 2007 by its current owners. The owners live in England and chose the British Virgin Islands for their second home as they vacationed here when they were children. They fell in love with the property due to its amazing views and close proximity to Smugglers Cove and Long Bay Beach. Belmont Estates is a safe, private haven suitable for couples or families but with easy access to shops, water activities and entertainment.

The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
St. Bernards Hill House offers outstanding views, privacy and ease of access to amenities. The difference with St. Bernards Hill House is that it is a FULL SERVICE villa. You can be as pampered as little or as much as you like! Enjoy full housekeeping and Stewardess/Hostess service, freshly prepared meals, Captained boat day trips and evening cocktails.

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Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 01/05/2017

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Guestbook comments from the property manager

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  • Outstanding far reaching views

    Outstanding far reaching views

  • Infinity Pool

    Infinity Pool

  • Pool at dusk

    Pool at dusk

  • Master Suite Decking Area

    Master Suite Decking Area

  • Entrance Way

    Entrance Way

  • Master deck looking toward Jost Van Dyke

    Master deck looking toward Jost Van Dyke

  • aerial


  • Hammock garden

    Hammock garden

  • night view over Sopers Hole

    night view over Sopers Hole

  • Contemporary Cottage

    Contemporary Cottage

  • Colonial Cottage

    Colonial Cottage

  • Air Conditioned Gym

    Air Conditioned Gym

  • Sunny Deck over looking Sopers Hole

    Sunny Deck over looking Sopers Hole

  • Sunset over the deck

    Sunset over the deck

  • Outside Dining

    Outside Dining

  • View of Sopers Hole at night

    View of Sopers Hole at night

  • Main Living Area

    Main Living Area

  • aerial photo looking North

    aerial photo looking North

  • Master Suite outside deck area and swimming pool

    Master Suite outside deck area and swimming pool

  • master deck looking at north shore

    master deck looking at north shore

  • Master Suite Bedroom

    Master Suite Bedroom

  • Caribbean Cottage

    Caribbean Cottage

  • Oriental Cottage

    Oriental Cottage

  • sunset at West End

    sunset at West End

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Sunday, February 26, 2017

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